Ethel M Reed

December 1884–1953 (Age 68)
Maine, United States

The Life of Ethel M

When Ethel M Reed was born in December 1884, in Maine, United States, her father, Fred George Reed, was 31 and her mother, Julia Walker, was 31. She married Horace William Stevens on 18 February 1903, in Maine, United States. She lived in Benton, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 69, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace William Stevens
1882–1960
Ethel M Reed
1884–1953
Marriage: 18 February 1903

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1903
Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Fred George Reed

    Male1853–1934Male

    Julia Walker

    Female1853–1931Female

siblings

(4)

    Minnie Rebecca Reed

    Female1881–Female

    Archie Reed

    Male1883–1904Male

    Female1884–1953Female

    Leon St Clair Reed

    Male1894–1930Male

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 14

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Sturns in household of Horace W Sturns, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel M Stephens in household of Horace W Stephens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Reed in household of Fred Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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